057 | Put a few grains of rice in the salt shaker to absorb moisture. Change monthly.
058 | To find the exact diameter of a hose or pipe, put the end of the ruler against your thumb at the edge of the tube. Swing the ruler back and forth across the end of the hose. The greatest length shown will be the diameter.
059 | Stack pots and pans with paper towels between them so they don't rattle underway. Also protects nonstick coatings.
060 | Paint a two-gallon yard sprayer black, fill it with freshwater, and leave it in the sun. It's now a cheap hot-water shower.
061 | Don't buy special marine head toilet paper. Plain old single-ply costs less, dissolves quickly, and has a lot more sheets per roll.
062 | Even if you boat where it never freezes, use antifreeze in your engine's freshwater cooling system. It has rust inhibitors and lubricants for the pump.
063 | Those tiny straws for spray cans are always getting lost. Poke two holes in the sides of the can's top and push the straw through them.
064 | Place the prop shaft's zinc as close to the cutlass bearing as possible to help protect it from stray fishing lines, which can stop the flow of lubricating water to the bearing.
065 | If your boat sits between pilings at the marina, rig a special haul-in line whose only purpose is to bring the boat closer to the finger pier for easier boarding.
066 | Stiff older nylon line can be brought back by soaking it in a bucket with half a cup of fabric softener in three gallons of water.